Patora 'Jogeswar Temple' is one of the Shiva Pitha of western Orissa .The 'Jogeswar Temple' is famous in the tourism industry of Nuapada because it houses the tallest Sivalinga so far discovered at Maraguda village in Nuapada District. The Siva Linga presently kept in the Jogeswar Temple is around 6ft high, which is also of immense interest for the tourist folk assemble here. The Ram Temple located below the, with its 40 ft Hanuman statue represents the saga of legendary epic attracts a bulk of tourist throughout the year.
The park Rajeev Udyan is one of the most beautiful parks attracting the tourists. Rajeev Udyan draws a special significance in the tourism industry of Nuapada because of the Water shower and sound systems.
The perennial spring at Pataldanga is regarded as a holy place for Hindus. The place is important in the tourism industry of Nuapada, because of the religious interest invested with the place. It is the conventional belief that those take bath in this warm spring after solar/lunar eclipse, he will acquire religio-spiritual attainment equal to that of a bath in the holy river Ganga.
Yogimath is the famous prehistoric cave paintings. Yogimath, with its enough historical importance is extremely profitable for the tourism industry of Nuapada. Yogimath cave contains paintings of Neolithic age and the drawings are very distinctly drawn in Indian red paint over the rock surface, which are of profound interest for the tourists. The figure of the bull is very interesting. There is also a cow and calf following as well as the figure of a man. The whole scene is significant of the domestication of animals and agriculture at the same time depicting the socio-economic life of the Neolithic people. Buddhikomna, the temple dedicated to lord Shiva dedicated to Lord Pataleswar Siva attracts the tourist because of the awesome brick temple reflecting Tri-Ratha style in decaying condition.
Apart from these, quite a good number of interesting places are there, attracting a bulk of tourist, which are equally profitable to the tourism industry of Nuapada.
(Last Updated on : 30-06-2014)
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